Rev. Dr. Jeffery T. Garland, DMin, EdS, BCC-PCHAC
Jeffery Garland is a chaplain at the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Health Group’s Barnabas Health Home and Hospice & Palliative Care Center in West Orange, New Jersey. Endorsed by The American Baptist Churches, Jeffery is the assistant to the pastor at Berean Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey.
He received his doctorate of ministry from the Drew University Theological School, master of divinity from New York Theological Seminary, and education specialist in marriage and family therapy degree from Seton Hall University. He is an active member with the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC), a board-certified chaplain with the Board of Chaplaincy Certification (BCCI), and most recently, became completed his advanced certification, receiving his designation as Palliative Care and Hospice Advanced Certified (PCHAC). He has served APC in multiple roles throughout his career, including council member, and members of various committees.